WASHINGTON (AP) - Metropolitan police say an officer shot a man who refused to put down a knife.
Police were called to 4th Street in southeast about 5:45 p.m. Friday. Officers encountered the man they say approached them brandishing a knife.
Officers ordered the him to drop the knife, but he did not. One officer shot at the suspect.
The man was taken to a local hospital and is being treated. The incident is under investigation.